Upstream has currently suspended MBSR classes due to the pandemic.  Read More

Upstream has currently suspended MBSR classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We will have meditations on Saturdays at 10:00am on Zoom that are freely offered in an effort to support our community. If you would like to receive an invitation please send your name and e-mail address to

Also, we are considering the possibility of offering an MBSR class online this summer, so please let us know if you are interested and would like to be notified.

Warmly, Jemme and Hilda

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Observations, writings and inspirations on how mindfulness practices and stress reduction can help manage the challenges and demands of everyday life.

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Adding a Little Dose of Mindfulness in Your Friendships

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